Gov. McCrory released his first budget today which covers FY 2013-2014 and 2014-15. One of the major expenditures in the budget is an effort to ensure a sustainable future for Medicaid in North Carolina. The budget would end accounting tricks that previous administrations have played to hide the true cost of Medicaid and increases funding to the [...]
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Gov. McCrory is releasing his two-year budget at 10:30 am today. You can follow along live here.
A new study by the Pew Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism shows that opinion programming has lately been trumping factual reporting at many cable news outlets. Most interesting of all was their analysis of MSNBC, where Pew found that 85% of their programming consisted of Opinion/Commentary as opposed to Factual Reporting. Color me shocked.
State Senators Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell), Louis Pate (R-Wayne) and Tommy Tucker (R-Union) today filed a bill (SB 334) to revamp the lease of the Dorothea Dix hospital campus to the city of Raleigh that was approved in the closing days of the Gov. Perdue administration. The deal, seen by many as an attempted by the [...]
NC State University Economist Michael Walden spoke to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce Wednesday about the State’s economic outlook. According to Dr. Walden, “We’re going to see a better economy this year,” and North Carolina will likely add 90,000 jobs in 2013. That’s great news for struggling North Carolinians who have suffered under one of the nation’s [...]